24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook

Fayette Fox - The Scrimpy Scribe 0
17 May 2011

Tee hee…Meatballs. For Cheap! At Ikea!

Considering the name of this blog, I’m taking a stab in the dark and assuming you’re no stranger to the model rooms and big blue bags that accompany a trip to Ikea. In fact, considering your roommates an ass hole and jumped on your bed, breaking the frame, you probably

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
14 Mar 2011

See Photos of Strangers’ Belongings for FREE

While your living room chairs probably aren’t sneaking up to get it on on your roof. Though, that would be preferable your stuffed animals singing the un-catchy, boring songs in the worst muppet special ever. Or maybe all your stuff does is collect dust while you’re gone, but you’ll never

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
31 Jan 2011

Get Lost in Junk at Green Village

Thrifting in New York can easily be a matter of air quotes and snide remarks. “Thrift” stores tend to try to pass off some used t-shirts at $40 a pop and tell you that it’s a total steal. Dude, did someone sweat in it before? Don’t care if it was

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0